Education a focus for Events Industry Council’s latest appointment

The Events Industry Council (EIC) has appointed Augustine (Gus) Chijioke as director of certification & education.

“Professional development will continue to be a significant driver behind the growth of our industry,” said Amy Calvert, Events Industry Council’s CEO.

“Gus will play a key role for the EIC as we continue to deliver relevant high-quality education and make it available and easily accessible to an increasingly global audience.”

Chijioke was previously director, membership & certification at Capital Association Management.

“Education will play a critical role supporting our members and the wider industry, as individuals and businesses rebuild over the coming months and years,” he said.

“We have ambitious plans to extend the reach and scope of our Certified Meeting Professional Examination programme as part of the EICs wider strategy to extend its global footprint, and I’m looking forward to helping the team achieve its ambitious plans for growth.”